Showing posts with label stews. Show all posts
Showing posts with label stews. Show all posts

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Caribbean Sweet Potato and Bean Stew

This "Caribbean Sweet Potato & Bean Stew" is a vitamin packed stew that combines sweet and spicy flavors for an extraordinary taste.  

2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 lb), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
2 cups frozen cut green beans
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (14 ½ ounces) vegetable broth
1 small onion, sliced
2 teaspoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
½ teaspoon dried thyme
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
Sea Salt and pepper to taste
⅓ cup slivered almonds
Hot pepper sauce, optional

Combine sweet potatoes, green and black beans, broth, onion, jerk seasoning, thyme, salt and cinnamon in slow cooker.
Cover; cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or until vegetables are tender.
Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°F. 

Spread almonds in single layer on baking sheet. 

Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.
Season to taste with sea salt and pepper. 

Sprinkle with almonds. 

Serve with hot pepper sauce, if desired.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Creole Seasoning

This Creole Seasoning  is great for seasoning rice, meats, soups and stews, rubs, or anything that needs a flavor boost.


2 Tablespoons onion powder

2 Tablespoons garlic powder
2 Tablespoons dried oregano
2 Tablespoons dried basil
1 Tablespoon dried thyme
1 Tablespoon dried sage
1 Tablespoon black pepper
1 Tablespoon white pepper
1 1/2 Tablespoon cayenne pepper
5 Tablespoons paprika
3 Tablespoons sea salt


Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.

Store in an airtight container.

Good for 1 year.